Dr. Sahebrao Sonkamble, Scientist (Geo-Environment) at CSIR-NGRI has been awarded ‘AHI - PHANI KISHORE - YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD’ by the Association of Hydrologist of India for his novel contributions to Water Resources Management.The award has been adjudged as the best presentation by the 34th AHI Annual Convention and Symposia on ‘Water Resources and & Water Policies’ and ‘Geosciences for Sustainability’ organized jointly by FIGA, IGU & IIT(ISM) at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad during Nov 8-10, 2016. Dr. Sonkamble’s research focuses on recycle and reuse of wastewater using natural treatment systems on cost-effective mode. Further, Dr. Sonkamble has also been honored with ‘Associate Fellow’ by Telangana Academy of Sciences for the year 2015 on June 23rd, 2016 at CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad.